The Italian machinery manufacturers’ sales grew by 39% to €2,056 million in 2021, including strong performances in both the domestic market (+31%) and exports (+42%). Acimac’s newly elected chairman Paolo Lamberti commented: “We feel very confident. 45% of our member companies are expecting further business growth this year.”
MECS has published its five-year forecast survey for the world ceramic tile market. According to the report Ceramic Tile Market Forecast Analysis - Trend 2021-2025, production will grow at an average annual rate of 5%.
According to the preliminary figures compiled by the MECS - Acimac Research Centre, the sector’s year-end turnover will rise to €2,145 million, 45% up on 2020. Almost 6 months of production is guaranteed in 2022
Soaring prices of raw materials, components, logistics and energy are driving up production costs in the ceramic machinery sector by 30%. Mongardi (Acimac): “We risk wiping out the entire recovery in a matter of weeks”
Mohawk Industries, Lamosa and SCG lead the rankings. All leading groups are confirming growth forecasts this year, while 2021 rankings will see some changes in positioning due to the major acquisitions completed recently.
Clear improvement in sales of ceramic machinery and equipment: according to the Mecs-Acimac research centre, the first quarter of 2021 closed with 33.3% growth in sales. Strong performance in both exports (+38%) and the Italian market (+27.3%)
Acimac Research Dept. / MECS updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware imports/exports flows. In 2019 sanitaryware exports continued to rise with 4.6% growth on 2018, but with a different trend in the various geographical areas of production.
The 4th edition of the Acimac Research Department’s “Financial statement analysis of world ceramic tile manufacturers” analysing the data of 388 companies and comparing the results of Italian, Spanish, European and Asian companies is now available.
The 5th edition of “Financial statement analysis of world manufacturers of machinery for the ceramic and brick industries” (by Acimac Research Department) examines the economic and financial figures of 188 companies operating worldwide.
Acimac Research Dept. updates the yearly analysis of the world ceramic sanitaryware import/export flows. In 2016 they fell to 2.8 million tonnes (-1.4%), mainly due to the contraction of Chinese exports (-7.4%).
The new Acimac’s study shows a significant growth in EBITDA and net profits. The best performances were posted by companies with turnovers of between 10 and 40 million € and in the fields of digital decoration and finishing machines.
The 3rd edition of “Financial statement analysis of world ceramic tile producers” by ACIMAC Research Department compares the 2015 results of 77 Asian tile companies and further 248 companies, of which 88 from Italy and 75 from Spain.